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in washington d.c. robert caro presents the fourth volume of his biography of lyndon johnson, "the passage of power," the years of lyndon johnson. this is about 45 minutes. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. that was such a wonderful introduction. such a wonderful introduction it reminds me what lyndon johnson used to say when he got a nice introduction. he used to say he wished his parents were alive to hear it. he said his father would have loved it and his mother would have believed it. you know, when winston churchill was writing his great biography of his ancestors someone asked him how -- he said i am working on the fifth of a projected four volumes. i am not comparing myself to winston churchill but regard to the lyndon johnson biography we are in the same boat. i have been writing about lyndon johnson so long that people ask me don't you get bored? the answer is the very opposite is true. the one reason i don't think of these books as being about lyndon johnson just as i didn't think of the power brokers being about robert moses, i never had the slightest interest in writing the b
. the topic came up because of low-budget disputes. critics of president johnson complained the federal budget did not reflect all of the federal government. lbj appointed a commission to try to settle this debate. in 1967 that commission decided that the deaths of agencies in fannie mae should be included in the federal budget. in the case of fannie mae that would have added $2.5 billion. we couldn't really admit we were spending all that money subsidizing home mortgages so lbj's white house dust off eisenhower's idea. housing legislation in 1968 provided for the sale of fannie mae to private shareholders. that is johnson's signing the bill but fannie mae would still have a charter from the government and it would still have a role in public housing policy. it would still look and feel a lot like a government agency. no one seems to have fought much about whether there was a contradiction between having a public policy role but being owned by private shareholders wanting maximum profits. officially the government would not guarantee the debt. the government would officially denied that it had
them. >> he knew those boys at the pentagon. doris, here's a great example of lyndon johnson, the man you knew so well. lyndon johnson wouldn't go out holding press conferences talking act eisenhower. this segment is not going to be about ike, but it is -- we're just talking about presidents who rise and presidents who fall. eisenhower's on his way up by now. but you had, of course, lbj constantly drawing on johnson's -- on eisenhower's wisdom. >> and, you know, the great thing about eisenhower, too, was just that he was so popular among the people. that great song "i like ike, because ike is easy to like," no one else had such a good song. but lbj is rising, too, and i think it's about time that he does. he left under such a cloud, the scar in vietnam so, so painful at the time he left, and the combination now of some distance from the war, the recognition that what he accomplished domestically we cannot take for granted, three great civil rights laws, medicare, just the vibrancy in those tapes, all you have to do is listen and he's back alive again swearing and being the most fascin
, ladybird johnson, jacqueline kennedy who became the new first lady in 1961, and pat nixon, the outgoing wife of the vice-president at that time. another thing that takes place on inauguration day one is a change of power is that by tradition yet going president leaves and of for his successor. this is the note. this would be the larger envelope that was left in the oval office by george to we bush or barack obama. you just put a posted on it. inside of it, another envelope and says to 44 from 43. and the next morning is a picture of barack obama reading that actual no. the procession for the capitol is always a big deal. the move along pennsylvania avenue. here's a picture from exactly 100 years ago, an open carriage, and that's william howard taft on the right and then the president, woodrow wilson, on the left. 1933 we have a situation with franklin d. roosevelt and her hoover. the two of them did not along so well. there was not a lot of conversation during their right to the capital. in many pictures that were taken at stake, roosevelt can be seen waving to the crowd or smiling to t
, williams. good game all things considered. calvin johnson, look at his numbers, they're good, 1 for 98. >> referee: illegal contact. defense number 38. five yard penalty. automatic first down. >> cris: definitely contact. just a matter of who ran into whom. there you go. just one on one as it's been a lot of the time. almost looked like it was sort of a relaxed moment there. he used calvin to bounce off of him and make that turn and that flag. >> al: now from the 48. bell. to the 43 yard line. tackled by brad jones. the clock at 50 seconds. 15 more yards, then try the onside kick. stafford going deep, and it's kicked away, incomplete. williams on the other side of the field this time. helping to guard scheffler. third down. >> cris: they've got a lot of big guys on the field right now, but they just don't have that dynamic player that we're used to seeing with detroit. he can work quickly in there. titus young should be a factor. a lot of big tight bodies out there now. maybe a good shot for a hail mary. >> al: you just mentioned the guys who will be two, three and four on your receive
maurice johnson who said they need to respond to that hearing submitted by the state. the baltimore state's attorney's office wants to show a video that shows phylicia barnes having sex with the defendant's younger brother alongside the sister who is engaged in sexual relations with john covent the defense wanted to keep the tape out of the courtroom for sensitivity for the family but says now it will be used to their advantage. attorneys say it shows barnes and johnson are friendly, which is a different light that was presented in johnson's bail review. we don't know how they believe the tape will support their case against john son. the state wants to close the courtroom when the tape is played but the defense will argue it should romaine hope because that is michael johnson's constitutional right. the trial date is still scheduled for january 22nd this issue will have to be ironed out before then. we'll have are on abc2news.com and abc2 news at 11 as the attorneys speak to us about their defense. cheryl conner, abc2 news. >> baltimore is bracing for a snowstorm. more than 2700 people a
johnson. >> reporter: a team of attorneys is coming up with a plan on how a sex tape will play into the trial. michael johnson is charged with killing phylicia barnes, a north carolina teen visiting her family in baltimore for christmas two years ago. >> what's disturbing is one of the people happened to be an si engaged in sexual conduct. it's not with johnson. it's with another person. >> reporter: the defense team watched the recording which is from her cell phone and says phylicia barnes was involved in sex acts. barnes died from asphyxiation, but -- >> there's no choking. there's no rough housing. no horse play, anything that's masochistic, how you would look at it. >> reporter: the defense has to respond to the state's request to close the courtroom for 16 minutes. they don't know why a sex tape with minors is worth playing in court. >> i think exposure to sex tapes at this period of time is appalling. it is basically about character assassination. >> reporter: there will witnessing twoidaries -- there will four months later her remains were found. her death was ruled a h
johnson, i wrote in that book no teacher had never cared if these kids learned or not. this teacher cared. he thought it was so important they learn english. and he was saying the boys and punish the girls if he heard a word in spanish. ..spanish. he would go among migrant worker shacks to get them so they would drive the kids to baseball games so they could have the debating team and baseball team like white kids. but the thing that got me. you could say that is just an example of lyndon johnson always trying to do the best job he could at whatever job he had and that is the character of johnson. i feel i know he really wanted to help because he didn't teach only the kids. he taught the janitor. the janitor's name was thomas coronado. johnson insisted he learned english. he brought a textbook and every day before and after school he and coronado would sit on the steps of a school and coronado says -- johnson would pronouns, i would repeat, johnson would spell and i would repeat. i think lyndon johnson cared about civil-rights. the second part of your question, how did he get kenned
meteorologist veronica johnson with the forecast. >> hey, keith. another round of snow changing to rain. we're at 38 degrees as far as today goes it will stay dry. your temperature warming to 43 to 44 degrees. call that cool. a lot less wind around the area today as well. as we look at storm team 4 radar, two areas of low pressure. one producing snow to the north and the other a lot of moisture down south around memphis and areas of tupelo, mississippi, right now. all those counties shaded in purple is where there's a winter storm advisory and the snow is sticking a bit longer. two to four inches of snow expected up here with slippery conditions and the snow will start tomorrow morning around 2:00 to 3:00 a.m. it will be shutting off and moving east by the time we get to 4:00. other areas south of here is where it will mix in with rain. we'll talk about the timing of this storm system, more for your neighborhood and the extended forecast that includes new year's eve in a couple minutes. keith? >> see you in a few. >>> a check of our mid day traffic. mike cremedas in for danella. hey, mike.
the woman and the staff member suffered hand injuries. baltimore county police chief james johnson, who has responded to serious incidents already the school year, is the chairman of the national law enforcement varmint to prevent gun violence. he says it is a terrible toll all across america. >> gun violence is a public health epidemic. it is impacting each and every one of us. it is time to act. there should be no more excuses. >> chief johnson is calling for background checks for all gun wrote -- gun purchases. chief johnson want gun owners to make sure their weapons are properly secured. no call -- calls in washington tonight. -- new calls in washington tonight. a long, dorman discussion on capitol hill about gun control. some say it is time to reinstate a ban on assault weapons. one senator from west virginia, a longtime nra member, says he is now rethinking his position. >> i do not know anybody who goes hunting with an assault rifle. i do not know anyone who needs 39 clips. >> lawmakers have shied away from passing tougher gun laws because of the possible consequences. advocates say
for the weekend. veronica johnson is here for the forecast. >> seems like we got rid of one storm and another one is moving in. starting right after midnight. temperature outside right now, 38 degrees reagan national. your windchill at 30. so we lost a lot of the high winds but still enough wind out there to bring down that windchill reading. you can see the winds currently. at about 5 to 10 miles per hour across our area. that's kind of where they're going to stay today. as far as temperatures go right now, benning at 33 degrees. areas right in d.c. there at 37. high atsville at 32 degrees. aspen hill in montgomery county, coming in currently at 34 degrees. windchill ratings are low throughout the area. reading between 26 and 30 degrees. so bundle up if you will be going out. as far as where that storm system is that we're expecting, two areas of low pressure coming together. one producing light snow around areas of southern minnesota, the other producing rain around arkansas. the two will bring snow into the area starting about 2:00, 3:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. not bad today. 36 to 41 degrees,
.v let's look at mcdonald and nor nonorfolk southern and johnson d johnson. why do you like these stocks is in a unified theme here. >> there is it.each one of thess an above average track record of raising their earnings and give difficuldividends in the past te years. high quality stocks that are offering a dividend should not be avoided and they have recommendations by analysts. mcdonalds here is a company with a increase in sales expect the for their value meals that could expand their market share. in terms of norfolk southern. they have added an investment in their knel knelt knel network ae increased their capacity. and healthcare in a category that ask trading to the market. johnson and johnson is a company that we would see would benefit from a recent acquisition and new product contributions. >> lots of good information.i'mt there. we are going to coupl count on u coming back in the new year. before we leave you any disclosures to make about these stock recommendations? >> no disclosures i do not only. >> happehappy new year s. >> susie: tonight's word on the street: "alternati
. then these in midges of ddt. >> johnson & johnson and? >> quite an extensive use of. maybe they say tt publicly but to predict it will happen in the future. finally after 40 years they make a decision to go against them. in terms of planning commit makes sense to assume after 40 years they may never make a decision if they do, it may not be in their favor. is a safe product and it is then your toothpaste. john: your tax dollars at work? >> more horrible examples of government good intention gone wrong. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] they are a glowing example of what it means to be the best. and at this special time of year, they shine even brighter. come to the winter event and get the mercedes-benz you've always wished for, now for an exceptional price. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho, ho! male announcer ] lease a 2013 glk350 for $399 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. john: good intentions gone wrong? that is what this is. said darth frank locke, hundreds of pages supposed to protect us from the evil banks for kabbalah addition say they took needless risks and mortgages because there was deregulat
to the congressman. i thought johnson's program was very vulnerable, which it turned out to be. so i wrote this book. it was very stilted and, i wouldn't say formal, but not very well written. i guess i developed a style. i did a number of commentaries for many years for both cbs and then for npr and i had to write these sure things. they had to be pretty punchy. so my riding style is kind of a lawyer's analytical writing, an awful lot of writing that is not legal, and writing an awful lot of stuff that had to be punchy. that is stirred into the pot. >> during this time, you said there were two 0.1 million -- i don't know what they were called then, but the colonists in those days in this country? >> there would have been 2.1 million whites. it is very imprecise because they had official censuses in a few colonies. >> where were the population centers? >> the population centers, the biggest populations were pennsylvania and virginia. massachusetts had a good size population. west virginia was growing by leaps and bounds as people went south through pennsylvania and virginia to the western part of no
johnson has our forecast. >>> that's right. while we have the 30s, we have wind blowing. much less than yesterday, but what we have is bringing down the temperatures. the windchill readings. look at this. right now feeling like anywhere from 25 to 29 degrees out there. 25 in gaithersburg, montgomery county. 29 in fredericksburg. spotsylvania. plenty cold this morning. here's what to expect today. it's going to be dry. by 8:00 a.m., a partly cloudy sky, 28 to 33 degrees. then lunchtime today, some high clouds will be moving in. not bad outside. seasonable conditions when you consider that our average right now is at 40 degrees. today, 36 to 41. then when we get into the 4:00 and 5:00 hour, mostly cloudy, cool. you might say it's the calm before the storm. 37 to 42 degrees our temperature. that snow starts developing between 1:00 and 3:00 a.m. saturday morning. let's see if we've got any trouble on area roads. >> yes, we do, veronica. still dealing with the accident after 123. the left lane is shut down. let's take a live look at the accident. crews still on the scene. looks like the vehi
johnson is here with more on the reaction of the murder and the bar's reputation. these people are unhappy. >> neighbors in the area are very concerned about the latest shooting. there are three shootings at detricks in three years. police are still looking for the suspect in the latest shooting. it happened sunday at the tavern before 5:30. police say 31 year old jones was shot outside the bar and died at a local hospital. the suspect drove off, police say an ak 47 was used in one of the shootings. we know little about the suspect here. neighboring businesses say they are sick of constant drug activity. >> this is the third one, i knew all three of them. >> there is a number of witnesses that have been taken to the investigation for interviews. >> the owner went before the liquor board last year, now, he is operating with restrictions. it is possible the liquor board will look at the most recent incident and determine if changes should be made to the license. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> unattended candle burning is to blame for a house fire in aberdeen. this is from the fire blog. sh
of the country between 1953 and 1974. that is mami eisenhower and that's ladybird johnson, there's jacqueline kennedy who became the new first lady and pat nixon who was the outgoing vice president at that time. another thing that takes place on inauguration day when there is a change in power is by tradition the of going president leaves a note for his successor. this is the note, this is the large envelope that was left in the oval office by george w. bush for barack obama. he just put it posted and then on the inside of it was another envelope that said 2.44 through 43. and then the next morning here is a picture of barack obama reading that actual no. the procession of the capitol is always a big deal as we move along pennsylvania avenue and here's a picture of exactly 100 years ago an open carriage and that's william howard taft on the right into the new president woodrow wilson on the left. in 1933 we had a situation with franklin d. roosevelt and herbert hoover. the two of them didn't get along so well. there wasn't a lot of conversations during their right to the capitol in of the pic
one of my colleagues, hank johnson, here to the floor today to add his thoughts. and i know he had another something he wanted to talk about this afternoon, and i welcome you. thanks for coming down, congressman johnson. mr. johnson: always my pleasure, representative shan -- schakowsky, to always be with you. you're always a staunch advocate for the middle class, the working poor, the poor. you are a champion for the people. and so i'm happy to be here with you and happy to share some time with you. but first, i wanted to express the fact that last night i came in to do a special order on the situation happening in michigan where a surprise attack, a sneak attack by the right wingers resulted in the passage of legislation, which i won't refer to as right to work legislation, it's more appropriately named crush the union legislation. i came up last night to the floor to speak on that issue, and as i am prone to do, i use a lot of analogies. so last night i used an analogy that some find offensive, and i certainly was not meaning to be offensive or use a derogatory term. you know, e
could replace lyndon johnson. that is certain the way things work. as my book starts, the first chapter is about byrd. it is entitled "the grind." he is a hard-working. robert byrd has a concept of what a senate leader should be. moves on thely were concept. he hates to be referred as the senate mechanic. a cotton to the leader's role -- it got him to the leader's role, but he wants to get into foreign policy. one of the first things he does is he reaches out to one of the senator full rightbrights. he gets a call from senator byrd's office. they ask him to come in interview. he is stunned. he does not think senator byrd cares about or and policy. -- foreign policy. senator byrd convinces him he wants to be involved in foreign policy. as the book unfolds and as i learned about it, it is amazing to see how strong he is on foreign policy almost from the beginning. he plays this phenomenally important role. it is not just who has the votes, but he understands the substance better than anyone else. they all went down to panama, but he leads one of the first trips. he goes down there and he
, getting republicans and democrats do to working to and that haunted many a president. lyndon b. johnson was one known for his ability to work across the aisle and shmooze and twist a few arms along the way. take a listen to the soon to be released phone call talking with dr. martin luther king,jr. about efforts to get congress to move. >> got a tax bill they haven't touched. and we just got to not let up on any of them and keep going. and i guess they'll say i'm repudiated but i'm going to ask the congress there to pass them all. they won't do it. but we'll keep them next year until they do it. we won't give up an inch. >> -- gotten a deal on the fiscal cliff. with us now is mark upgrove president of the lyndon b. johnson library in texas. and also author of "indomitable lbj." for as much criticism as the gop's gotten for their lack of willingness to work across the aisle with the president, the president's also gotten plenty of criticism himself for failing to work across the aisle with republicans. so what advice should president obama learn from lyndon johnson as he moves through the
. it was on the politics of fighting the great society. i had come to washington. ipod johnson's program was really vulnerable, as it turned out to be. so i wrote this book. when i looked back on it, it was very stilted and i will not say formal, but it was not very well written. but several allied after that. and -- but i wrote a lot after that. i did a number of commentaries for cbs and then npr. it had to be punchy. my written style is a combination of lawyers analytical writing, a lot of writing that is not legal, and then writing a lot of stuff that had to be punchy. so that is stirred into the pot in various forms. >> you are writing about 1775, you say there were 2.1 million colonists in those days in this country? >> there would've been about 2.1 million whites, 2.6 million all total. it is not precise. they had official censuses in a few colonies. >> where were the population centers among the 13 colonies? >> the polish and centers were the biggest populations were pennsylvania, virginia, massachusetts had quite a good sized population, north carolina was growing by leaps and bounds. peopl
of jim johnson. the clinton administration aide him on. in july 1999, hud secretary announced an effort he would increase the percentage of their mortgage financing that went to low or moderate income families, to 50% in 2001, from 42% that was set back in 1995. cuomo said these new rules would provide affordable housing for 28.1 million families over the next decade. think about it. cuomo could promise to create 28.1 million homeowners without asking congress to spend a single penny. he simply told fannie and freddie to go out and do it, and they said we would be delighted. you remember how jesus spent the 5000. well, cuomo housed the 28.1 million. rains also have ambitious goals for-profits. he set a goal of doubling earnings to $6.46 per share in five years. is $6.46 was taken very strictly by his team. this is a peptalk from a senior vice president at fannie mae. find out everyone of you must have $6.46 branded in your brains. you must be able to recite it forwards and backwards. you must have a raging fire in your belly that burns away all doubts. you must live, breathe and dream 6
10 years saying that -- getting johnson & jn -- johnson saying we're going to get carcinogens first out of our baby products across the whole world and that's really significant because they found formaldehyde in baby's johnson shampoo a few years ago, they tested it a few yearser later and found that johnson & johnson has taken it out of their products in china and other countries but not in the united states, well, if you can do it in one country, why can't you do it in all of them, doesn't everybody deserve safer baby shampoo no matter where they live? that put a lot of pressure on them because the consumers said we don't want those things in our products and the change happened and now they have a plan with timelines and clear transparent goals to get those chemicals out of their products. it might be a little slower than we'd all like as consumers but it's moving in the right direction and getting one major company to move put a lot of pressure on those other companies if they want to maintain their credibility, so we're seeing safer shampoo products, we want to pass laws. >> r
virginia. charles davis, gus johnson, julie alexandria and petro papdakis here in palo alto. this is the pac-12 championship, the winner advancing to the rose bowl. second and nine. no time-outs for ucla. taylor, and jumped from behind. now a third down and long. here's where the chess match gets very ticklish. >> charles: don't forget this, stanford doesn't have their normal punter. ben rhyne, a youngster, might have to come into the game and punt the football away to try to help the field position if stanford can't pick it up here on third and long. >> gus: third down and ni nine. hogan in the shotgun. ucla desperate to get off the field. >> charles: took too long. >> referee: before the play clock expired, time-out stanford. their first of the half. 30-second time-out. >> charles: that came from the bench. david shaw saw the play clock winding down. they didn't break the huddle until they were 11 seconds left in the play clock. protecting his redshirt freshman quarterback, called the time-out. >> gus: two time-outs remaining for david shaw and the cardinal. no time-outs f
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